Definitions for quickstepˈkwɪkˌstɛp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quick•stepˈkwɪkˌstɛp(n.)

  1. Ref: quick time.

  2. martial music for a march in quick time.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of quickstep:

1795–1805

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quickstep(noun)

    military march accompanying quick time

  2. quickstep(verb)

    a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps

  3. quickstep(verb)

    perform a quickstep

Wiktionary

  1. quickstep(Noun)

    A fast foxtrot noted for its complex and intricate footwork.

  2. quickstep(Verb)

    To dance the quickstep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quickstep(noun)

    a lively, spirited march; also, a lively style of dancing

Freebase

  1. Quickstep

    The quickstep is a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with syncopations. The upbeat melodies that quickstep is danced to make it suitable for both formal and informal events. Quickstep was developed in the twenties in New York and was first danced by Caribbean and African dancers. Its origins are in combination of slow foxtrot combined with the Charleston, a dance which was one of the precursors to what today is called swing dancing.

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